EDUC 4020 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching I: General and Special Education

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as EDUC 75.11.
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2 hours seminar, supervised teaching (at least 225 hours/semester); 4 credits

Role of materials and resources in the early childhood years; classroom organization and curriculum modification for children of different age levels and with diverse learning needs in culturally and linguistically diverse, urban settings. Families and communities in early childhood education; special topics in early childhood education. Development of teaching portfolio. Students will complete at least 225 hours of student teaching in one of the following age levels: preschool, kindergarten, grades 1 and 2. They will complete student teaching requirements in Education 4021 [75.12] in a second age level in order to qualify for the initial certificate in early childhood education. Open only to students who have completed all required education courses with a grade point average of 3.00 or higher, and a grade point average of 2.75 or higher in liberal arts and sciences courses.

Prerequisite: Education 2001 [16], 2002 [34], 3101 [36.1], 3102 [37.11], 3103 [39], 3104 [40.1], 3105 [43.1], 3106 [44.1], and 3107 [45.1]. Corequisite: For dual certification in early childhood education and early childhood special education: Education 3108 [51.11].


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